Book Diary                    * From May 2012, an "e" in Date Read column indicates an e-book

Author Title Date Read * Genre
Earlier Entries: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 / 2011 / 2012
       
       
       
       
       
       
Justina Robson Natural History (2003) November 2012 SF - Alien Contact, Far-future, Human re-engineering
Kingsley Amis New Maps of Hell (1960) November 2012 Non-Fiction - History of SF
Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois Timegates (1997) October 2012 SF - Short story collection, time travel
Paul di Filippo The Emperor of Gondwanaland and Other Stories (2005) October 2012 SF - Short story collection
Tom Godwin Space Barbarians September 2012 e SF - Sequel, alien technology
Tom Godwin Space Prison September 2012 e SF - Survival on alien planet
    August 2012  
Lindsey Davies Venus in Copper (1991) August 2012 e Historical Fiction - Vespasian's Rome, Detective / Informer Marcus Didius Falco #3
Lindsey Davies Shadows in Bronze (1990) July 2012 e Historical Fiction - Vespasian's Rome, Detective / Informer Marcus Didius Falco #2
Lindsey Davies The Silver Pigs (1989) July 2012 e Historical Fiction - Vespasian's Rome, Detective / Informer Marcus Didius Falco #1
Ben Bova The Silent War (2004) July 2012 e SF - Colonisation of the Asteroids #3
Ben Bova The Rock Rats (2002) July 2012 e SF - Colonisation of the Asteroids #2
Ben Bova The Precipice (2001) July 2012 e SF - Colonisation of the Asteroids #1
Ben Bova Star Brothers (1990) July 2012 e SF - Alien Contact, Nanotechnology #3
Ben Bova Alien Within (1986) June 2012 e SF - Alien Contact, Nanotechnology #2
Ben Bova Voyagers (1981) June 2012 e SF - Alien Contact, Nanotechnology #1
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Princess of Mars (1912) June 2012 e SF - Classic, Life on Mars, John Carter #1
David Mark Weber The Short Victorious War (1994) June 2012 e SF - Space Opera, Honor Harrington #3
David Mark Weber The Honor of the Queen (1994) June 2012 e SF - Space Opera, Honor Harrington #2
David Mark Weber On Basilisk Station (1993) June 2012 e SF - Space Opera, Honor Harrington #1
John Betancourt To Rule in Amber (2004) May 2012 e Fantasy - Amber Prequel #3
John Betancourt Chaos and Amber (2004) May 2012 e Fantasy - Amber Prequel #2
John Betancourt The Dawn of Amber (2003) May 2012 e Fantasy - Amber Prequel #1
Roger Zelazny The Courts of Chaos (1968) May 2012 e Fantasy - Classic, Amber #5
Roger Zelazny Hand of Oberon (1976) May 2012 e Fantasy - Classic, Amber #4
Roger Zelazny Sign of the Unicorn (1975) May 2012 e Fantasy - Classic, Amber #3
Roger Zelazny Guns of Avalon (1972) May 2012 e Fantasy - Classic, Amber #2
Roger Zelazny Nine Princes in Amber (1970) May 2012 e Fantasy - Classic, Amber #1
George R R Martin A Feast for Crows (2005) May 2012 Fantasy - Medieval politics, Kings, knights, Princesses, dragons and a whiff of magic
George R R Martin A Storm of Swords 2: Blood and Gold (2000) April 2012 Fantasy - Medieval politics, Kings, knights, Princesses, dragons and a whiff of magic
George R R Martin A Storm of Swords 1: Steel and Snow (2000) April 2012  Fantasy - Medieval politics, Kings, knights, Princesses, dragons and a whiff of magic
George R R Martin A Clash of Kings (1997) April 2012 Fantasy - Medieval politics, Kings, knights, Princesses and dragons
Amazon
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Amazon Kindle User's Guide 4th Edition (2012?) March 2012 Kindle Instruction manual
George R R Martin   A Game of Thrones (1996) March 2012 Fantasy - Medieval politics, Kings, Knights, Princesses etc 
Suzanne Collins Catching Fire (2009) March 2012 SF - Teenage, Coming of Age, Post apocalypse, Fight to death
Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games (2008) February 2012 SF - Teenage, Coming of Age, Post apocalypse, Fight to death
Neal Asher Prador Moon (2006) February 2012 SF - Space Opera, Alien Technology, Nanotechnology, AIs / Haimans
Neal Asher Line War (2008) February 2012 SF - Space Opera, Alien Technology, Nanotechnology, AIs / Haimans
Nancy Marshall Companion to the Burns Supper (1992) January 2012 Non-Fiction - Description of "Rituals" associated with celebrating a Burns Supper
Alexander McCall Smith 44 Scotland Street January 2012 Fiction - Stories about the tenants of a flat in Edinburgh
Neal Asher Polity Agent (2006) January 2012 SF - Space Opera, Alien Technology, Nanotechnology, AIs / Haimans
Vernon Coleman The Man who Inherited a Golf Course (1993) December 2011 Comedy Fiction - Golf
Jack McDevitt Moonfall (1998) December 2011 SF - Disaster, Comet hits Moon
Robert Fabbri Vespasian Tribune of Rome (2011) December 2011 Historical Thriller - Roman Biography - Emperor Vespasian
Jack McDevitt Ancient Shores (1996) November 2011 SF - Archaeology, Alien technology, Transfer gate
Neal Asher Brass Man (2005) November 2011 SF - Space Opera, Alien technology, Robots, Revolutionary worlds
Neal Asher Line of Polity (2003) November 2011 SF - Space Opera, Alien technology, Robots, Revolutionary worlds
Neal Asher Gridlinked (2001) October 2011 SF - Space Opera, Alien technology, Robots, Revolutionary worlds
Jack Campbell Lost Fleet - Fearless (2007) October 2011 SF - Space Opera, Space Battles, Fleet Politics
John Wyndham Plan for Chaos (1951) October 2011 SF - Post WW2 Nazis, Cloning, Flying Saucers
Jack Campbell Lost Fleet - Dauntless (2006) September 2011 SF - Space Opera, Space Battles, Fleet Politics
Eric Brown Kings of Eternity (2011) September 2011 SF - 1930s Alien Contact, Transport Gates, Nanotech Immortality
Charles Yu How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe (2010) September 2011 SF - Time travel, Depression, Time Loops
Philip Palmer Version 43 (2010) September 2011 SF - Cyborg Cop, Criminal-run planet, Alien invasion
Max Frei The Stranger (1997) August 2011 Fantasy - Magical dream world,
Robert Harris Pompeii (2003) August 2011 Historical Thriller - Roman City, Volcanic Eruption, Water transport system
Eric Brown Engineman (2010) August 2011 SF - Space Opera, Threatened aliens, Superceded mode of transport
Patricia A McKillip Ombria in Shadow (2002) July 2011 Fantasy - Threatened heir, Hidden city, Buried world of Shadows & Ghosts
Lauren Beukes Zoo City (2011) July 2011 Fantasy - South Africa, Gangster shaman, Symbiotic familiars
L E Modesitt Jr Gravity Dreams (1999) July 2011 SF - Nanobots, Space Opera
Cory Doctorow For the Win (2010) June 2011 SF? - Virtual Gold Mining in 3rd World (almost reality?)
Paolo Bacigalupi The Windup Girl (2009) May 2011 SF - Post Apocalypse Thailand Bio-engineering
Jack McDevitt Eternity Road (1997) April 2011 SF - Post Apocalypse US exploration
Jon Courtney Grimwood The Fallen Blade (2010) - Act One of the Assassini March 2011 Fantasy - Venice 1407, Vampires etc
Jack McDevitt Time Travellers Never Die (2009) February 2011 SF - Time Travel
Jack McDevitt Moonfall (1998) February 2011 SF - Disaster, comet destroys the Moon, chunks hit the Earth
Jack McDevitt The Devil's Eye (2008) - Alex Benedict #4 February 2011 SF - Future antiquities dealer, space mystery, "suicide" mystery
Jack McDevitt Seeker (2005) - Alex Benedict #3 January 2011 SF - Future antiquities dealer, space mystery, lost colony
Jack McDevitt Polaris (2004) - Alex Benedict #2 January 2011 SF - Future antiquities dealer, space mystery, empty space ship
Jack McDevitt A Talent for War (1989) - Alex Benedict #1 January 2011 SF - Mystery, future history, alien war
Jack McDevitt Cauldron (2007) - Priscilla Hutchins #6 January 2011 SF - Space series about astro-archaeology & alien contact
Jack McDevitt Odyssey (2006) - Priscilla Hutchins #5 January 2011 SF - Space series about astro-archaeology & alien contact
Jack McDevitt Omega (2003) - Priscilla Hutchins #4 December 2010 SF - Space series about astro-archaeology & alien contact
Jack McDevitt Chindi (2002) - Priscilla Hutchins #3 December 2010 SF - Space series about astro-archaeology & alien contact
Jack McDevitt The Engines of God (1994) - Priscilla Hutchins #1 December 2010 SF - Space series about astro-archaeology & alien contact
Stephen Gallagher The White Bizango (2002) November 2010 Fiction - Detective, Voodoo, kidnapping
Allen Steele Orbital Decay (1989) November 2010 SF - Space Station, Exploration
Stephen Dedman The Art of Arrow Cutting (1997) November 2010 Fantasy - Magic-Noir, Japanese Horror
Eric Brown New York Dreams (2004) - Virex #3 November 2010 SF - Virtual Reality, effects on society, immortality
Eric Brown New York Blues (2001) - Virex #2 November 2010 SF - Virtual Reality, effects on society, missing persons & murder
Eric Brown New York Nights (2000) - Virex #1 October 2010 SF - Virtual Reality, effects on society, missing persons & murder
Neal Asher Hilldiggers (2007) October 2010 SF - Space Opera, solar war, alien technology
Cory Doctorow Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (2003) October 2010 SF - Future where death and scarcity have been cured. Hero lives in the Disney World "museum"
William Heaney  Memoirs of a Master Forger (2008) September 2010 Horror - modern day alcoholic in London who sees demons
Cory Doctorow someone comes to town, someone leaves town (2005) September 2010 SF - secrets, lies, magic & internet connectivity
Michael Crichton Pirate Latitudes (2009) September 2010 Fiction: Historical Naval - 17th Century Caribbean pirates
Cory Doctorow Makers (2009) August 2010 SF - New economic systems, technology
Steven Saylor Roma (2007) August 2010 Fiction: Historical Biography - City of Rome
Philip Palmer Red Claw (2009) August 2010 SF - Alien planet, aliens, robots
Cory Doctorow Eastern Standard Tribe (2004) July 2010 SF - New economic system, industrial saboteur
Patrick O'Brian Mauritius Command - Aubrey-Maturin #4 July 2010 Fiction: Historical Naval - Nelsonic man-of-war
Patrick O'Brian Post Captain (1971) - Aubrey-Maturin #2 July 2010 Fiction: Historical Naval - Nelsonic man-of-war
Patrick O'Brian Master & Commander (1970) - Aubrey-Maturin #1 July 2010 Fiction: Historical Naval - Nelsonic man-of-war
Steven Saylor Last seen in Massilia (2000) - Roma Sub Rosa #8: Gordianus the Finder June 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Ancient Rome, Civil War, Massilia
Steven Saylor Rubicon (1999) - Roma Sub Rosa #7: Gordianus the Finder June 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor The House of the Vestals (1999) - Roma Sub Rosa #6: Gordianus the Finder June 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor A Murder on the Appian Way (1996) - Roma Sub Rosa #5: Gordianus the Finder June 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor The Venus Throw (1995) - Roma Sub Rosa #4: Gordianus the Finder May 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor Catilina's Riddle (1992) - Roma Sub Rosa #3: Gordianus the Finder May 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor Arms of Nemesis (1992) - Roma Sub Rosa #2: Gordianus the Finder May 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor Roman Blood (1991)  - Roma Sub Rosa #1: Gordianus the Finder May 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Ancient Rome
Tom Rob Smith Child 44 April 2010 Fiction: Historical Detective - Stalinist Russia, serial killer
Stieg Larsson The Girl who Kicked the Hornets' Nest (2007) - Millenium #3: Lisbet Salander April 2010 Fiction: Detective - Sweden, Conspiracy & Corruption, Courtroom, Computer Hacking
Stieg Larsson The Girl who Played with Fire (200 ) - Millenium #2: Lisbet Salander April 2010 Fiction: Detective - Sweden,
Stieg Larsson The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2005) - Millenium #1: Lisbet Salander April 2010 Fiction: Detective - Sweden, Missing Child, Serial Killer, Violence against women, Computer hacking
Kevin J Anderson The Ashes of Worlds (2008) - 7 Suns #7 March 2010 SF - Space Opera, Galaxy wide, Alien civilizations
Kevin J Anderson Metal Swarm (2007) - The Saga of 7 Suns #6 March 2010 SF - Space Opera, Galaxy wide, Alien civilizations
Kevin J Anderson Of Fire and Night (2006) - Saga of 7 Suns #5 February 2010 SF - Space Opera, Galaxy wide, Alien civilizations
Kevin J Anderson Scattered Suns (2005) - The Saga of 7 Suns #4 February 2010 SF - Space Opera, Galaxy wide, Alien civilizations
Kevin J Anderson Horizon Storms (2004) - The Saga of 7 Suns #3 January 2010 SF - Space Opera, Galaxy wide, Alien civilizations
Kevin J Anderson A Forest of Stars (2003) - Saga of 7 Suns #2 January 2010 SF - Space Opera, Galaxy wide, Alien civilizations
Earlier Reviews: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 / 2011
 

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